- 1A trustee invested with a freehold estate to hold in possession for a purpose.More example sentences
- He became a legal advisor to Lord FitzWalter and later to his son, as well as a feoffee of the FitzWalter estates; he similarly served the Earl of Oxford, who had landed and commercial interests in Maldon.
- The feoffees' secretary, Campbell Higgins, said the market operator still owed an unspecified amount of money.
- 1.1 • historical (In feudal law) a person to whom a grant of freehold property is made.More example sentences
- The Sunday market was renting land owned by the feoffees, an ancient feudal society with land rights.
late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French feoffe 'enfeoffed', past participle of feoffer, variant of Old French fieffer (see feoffment).
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